Archibald Knox Gold Pendant for Liberty
Gold pendant with an openwork entrelac design from the drawing board of Archibald Knox and dating from circa 1905. Set with a central blister pearl drop and with a turquoise matrix lower drop, this pendant…
‘Lady on The Seine’ by Dietz Edzard*
Ornately framed oil on canvas by the German born artist Dietz Edzard (1893-1963). This is an atmospheric half length portrait of an elegantly dressed young woman taking refreshment whilst seated on a verandah raised above…
Loetz ‘Candia’ Vase with Silver Overlay
Little cabinet vase from Loetz in opaque ‘Candia’ glass with a trefoil rim, further decorated with an applied Art Nouveau ‘Silberiris’ design in pure silver. Loetz collaborated with a company in the US known as…
WMF Flower Dish
Pewter flower dish from WMF with the original green cut glass removable liner. So Art Nouveau, with its flowing outline, featuring an openwork whiplash design framing leaves and berries of ivy. Originally electro-plated but most…
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Goldscheider Caped Woman by Tell*
Polychrome painted terracotta statue designed by E. Tell for Goldscheider, dating from circa 1899-1900.
Titled ‘Hirtin’ which translates as Shepherdess, the rather elegant young woman is stepping along wearing a hooded cape, tied at the top but flapping open at the front. Her hair is pulled back from her face and tied in a bun and she wears clogs on her feet.
She is carrying a flagon in her left hand and a long stick with a cleft handle in her right. Great detail, even extending to the patch on her cape.
This is a rarely seen model, most examples having met with unfortunate accidents over time. This one in fact needed some restoration work to the woman’s right hand which we have had carried out by a highly skilled professional.
Signed E Tell at the base, with the usual Goldscheider marks verso. Numbered 1881/20/13 and approximately 65 cm in height.
Lit: Dechant/Goldscheider p. 336. Also Pinhas p. 86 (shown with a shorter stick).